Connecting in new ways

Connecting in new ways

Every year we hear that journalism is a dying profession. Even though our traditional 32-page print paper has set the standard for high school journalists across the country, the time has come to accept that much of our readership would rather receive news through other media . Last year, the Chronicle staff breathed life into […]

Community wears denim to raise awareness

Students, faculty and staff were asked to wear jeans for Denim Day today in order to raise awareness about rape and sexual assault. Trishta Dordi ’15 brought Denim Day to the school during her freshman year and has organized it ever since. Dordi, Assistant to Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken and volunteers also organized […]

Faculty, staff re-elect Schuhl to 2nd term

Science teacher Dietrich Schuhl will begin a second term as Dean of Faculty and Staff next year. Schuhl was first elected by upper school faculty and staff in 2013 for the two-year term and was re-elected this year in a race against Spanish teacher Joaquin Fernandez-Castro. The maintenance staff was able to vote in the […]

Let's talk about feminism (the right way)

A part of me really wants to shrink behind Emma Watson and let her do the talking. Although the actress’ speech at the U.N. conference in January introducing the HeForShe campaign, a solidarity movement for gender equality, was the most inclusive feminist message I have heard yet, even she was not immune from the sexist […]

Students elect 2015-2016 Prefect Council members

Prefect Council announced the results of the 2015-2016 prefect elections in an e-mail April 23. The senior prefects are Helene Miles, Jordan Strom, Shelby Weiss and Adam Yaron. The junior prefects are Lexi Block, Charlie Noxon, Matt Thomas and Cate Wolfen. Hunter Brookman and Grace Pan were elected as head prefects before spring break. Yaron […]

Turning a blind eye to cheating

Turning a blind eye to cheating

Stacey ’16* “didn’t want to be a snitch.” In her eighth period class, the statement on the wall reads, “I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this assignment.” Stacey looks up at the clock to see two minutes left for the quiz when she feels the heat of a gaze from her right. […]

School experiences power outage

The Sherman Oaks area experienced a power outage yesterday that affected Seaver, Rugby, Munger and Mudd Library, plant manager Dave Mintz said. Mintz said only about two-thirds of the school relies on the Sherman Oaks power grid, so areas like Weiler Hall and the Chalmers building were not affected by the outage. “It hindered my classroom […]

Prefect Council announces election results

Prefect Council announced the 2015-2016 prefects in an e-mail April 23. The senior prefects are Helene Miles, Jordan Strom, Shelby Weiss and Adam Yaron. The junior prefects are Lexi Block, Charlie Noxon, Matt Thomas and Cate Wolfen. Hunter Brookman and Grace Pan were elected head prefects before spring break. Yaron was elected as a male […]

Prefect candidates discuss campaign platforms at Prefect Election Fair

Junior and senior prefect candidates displayed their campaign platforms at the first-ever Prefect Election Fair during break. Junior prefect Grace Pan said the Prefect Council is hoping to change many aspects of the prefect election process. Siddarth Kucheria, Brandon Lim, Helene Miles, Kelly Morrison, William Ruppenthal, Brendan Sanderson, Jordan Strom, Dietrich Tribull, Shelby Weiss, Nina […]

Science teacher to depart after 5 years

AP Environmental Science teacher Florence Pi will not be teaching next year and instead will take a break to travel in Africa. Pi has been teaching for five years at Harvard-Westlake, four of which were spent teaching biology at the Middle School. Last year marked her first year teaching AP Environmental Science at the upper […]

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